Amphibians and Reptiles
Overview

Have you ever seen an Ozark Hellbender?  Do you know the difference between a skink and a glass lizard?  Can you name and identify the venomous snakes of Missouri?  What’s a newt, anyway? Did you realize that Missouri is home to 13 native species of lizards and 17 species of turtles –several which are listed on the endangered species list? 

Step outside and into the natural world, become an amateur herpetologist, discover interesting facts about Missouri amphibians and reptiles. See how many of the native Missouri species you can spot in the wild. Check them off the Missouri 4-H Herptology List as you do!